Southville, United Kingdom
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A pouch (14) for at least one cigarette paper booklet (12) comprising at least one stack of paper sheets is provided. The overall dimensions of the pouch (14) are adapted to the overall dimensions of the paper booklet(s) (12). The pouch (14) is made from or coated with a splash-proof material. The pouch (14) provides a compartment for accommodating at least one cigarette paper booklet (12). The compartment has a slot (16) formed in an upper portion (18) of the pouch (14) through which a top sheet of the stack of paper sheets of the cigarette paper booklet (12) can extend. The pouch (14) comprises a lid (20) for covering the slot (16). The lid (20) has means (24) for being releasably attached to a surface of the pouch (14). The compartment for the paper booklet (12) is permanently closed on all sides except for the slot (16).


Patent
Imperial Tobacco Ltd | Date: 2017-04-12

The invention refers to a method of manufacturing a tobacco pouch, wherein a workpiece, comprising at least three layers (26) of a thin material, is placed between a welding surface (38) of an anvil (32) and a welding surface (38) of a sonotrode (24) of an ultrasonic welding tool (30) and wherein the layers (26) are then sectionally joined in an ultrasonic welding process, wherein the respective welding surface (38) of at least one of said sonotrode (24) and/or said anvil (32) comprises a plurality of welding structures (40) that are spaced in a first direction (42) and in a second direction (44) to form a pattern (50) wherein each of said welding structures (40) comprises a plateau (48) and at least one descending side surface (54), wherein the descending side surface (54) is initiated by an edge (52) of the plateau (48). According to the invention opposing side surfaces (54) of at least two adjacent welding structures (40) are interconnected at a bottom part (58). The invention further refers to an ultrasonic welding tool (30) designed to be applied in the method of the invention and to a tobacco pouch, manufactured by a method of the invention.


Patent
Imperial Tobacco Ltd | Date: 2017-06-28

The present invention is directed to a package for smoking articles comprising a box for containing the smoking articles, the box comprising a front wall, a back wall, two side walls, and a bottom wall, wherein the front wall comprises a middle segment and at least one side segment, wherein the at least one side segment is arranged between the middle segment and one of the side walls, and wherein a wide surface of the at least one side segment is not fully parallel to a wide surface of the middle segment; and a lid for closing the box, the lid comprises a front wall, a back wall, two side walls, and a top wall, wherein the front wall has a straight edge that faces away from the top wall of the lid, and wherein the front wall comprises a middle segment and at least one side segment, wherein the at least one side segment is arranged between the middle segment and one of the side walls, and wherein a wide surface of the at least one side segment is not fully parallel to a wide surface of the middle segment, and wherein the lid is hingedly connected to the box via the back walls, characterized in that, the straight edge extends over the whole middle segment and at least partially into the at least one side segment and is substantially parallel to the top wall of the lid.


The invention relates to a device and method for manipulating a first paper strip (12) and at least one second paper strip (16) and a machine for producing booklets of paper sheets. The device comprises a conveying unit (64) providing a first conveying direction (14) for the first paper strip (12) and at least one second conveying direction (18) for the at least one second paper strip (14), wherein the at least one second conveying direction (18) is directed non-parallel to the first conveying direction (14), a meeting unit (58) at which the first paper strip (12) and the at least one second paper strip (16) meet to form a single strand of paper.


The invention relates to a device and method for manipulating a first paper strip (12) and at least one second paper strip (16) and a machine for producing booklets of paper sheets. The device comprises a conveying unit (64) providing a first conveying direction (14) for the first paper strip (12) and at least one second conveying direction (18) for the at least one second paper strip (14), wherein the at least one second conveying direction (18) is directed non-parallel to the first conveying direction (14), a meeting unit (58) at which the first paper strip (12) and the at least one second paper strip (16) meet to form a single strand of paper.


Patent
IMPERIAL TOBACCO Ltd | Date: 2012-02-08

A filter cigarillo (1) comprises a bunch (2), which includes tobacco (4) surrounded by a binder (6). A first section (8), different from the general bunch and providing some strengthening effect, is arranged at one end of the bunch (2). A natural-leaf wrapper (12) surrounds the bunch (2) and the first section (8). A second section (14), which comprises filter material, is arranged downstream of the first section (8). The second section (14) is connected to the natural-leaf wrapper (12) by an outer tipping (16).


The present invention relates to a cigarette paper dispenser for storing and supplying sheets of cigarette paper for hand-making cigarettes a blank and a method of manufacturing. The cigarette paper dispenser has a box comprising at least a first compartment which contains at least one stack of cigarette papers, the top layer of which extends through a first slot on the upper side of the first compartment of the box allocated to the stack, and with a folding lid, which is articulated onto the box and in the folded down position covers the slot on the upper side of the box, wherein the box further comprises at least one second compartment containing a refreshment article being configured as a stack of sheets of a consumable dissolvable film, the top layer of which extends through a second slot on the upper side of the box, wherein the stack of cigarette papers and the stack of sheets of the consumable dissolvable film are arranged such that mutual cross-contamination between the cigarette papers and the stack of sheets of the consumable dissolvable film is prevented during storage and retrieval.


Patent
Imperial Tobacco Ltd | Date: 2016-10-26

A package of tobacco-related articles comprises a sealed enclosure (2) comprising flexible barrier sheet material wrapping a charge of tobacco-related articles (30) and forming a front wall (4), a rear wall, two lateral walls (6), a top wall (8) and a bottom wall. The front wall (4) has a larger area than the top wall (8). An access opening (12) extending over part of the top wall (8) and part of the front wall (4) is covered by a re-sealable flap (20) which is foldable about a hinge line to permit access to the interior of the enclosure (2). The package further comprises an outer shell (102), but not an inner shell the enclosure is inserted into. In a closing position, the enclosure (2) is at least partially surrounded by the outer shell (102) so that the outer shell (102) at least partially covers the access opening (12). The enclosure (2) is slidably moveable with respect to the outer shell (102) from the closing position to an access position, in which the re-sealable flap (20) is accessable to be folded for permitting access to the interior of the enclosure (2).


The invention relates to a container for tobacco related or smoking related articles, in particular snus, and a method of manufacturing such a container. The container comprises a base portion and a top portion defining a first compartment between the base portion and the top portion. The base portion or the top portion comprises a displaceable wall and a cover defining a second compartment between the displaceable wall and the cover. The displaceable wall is coupled to the base portion or the top portion by a screw thread for displacing the displaceable wall by rotating the displaceable wall.


Patent
Imperial Tobacco Ltd. | Date: 2015-08-12

The invention relates to a container (1) for tobacco related or smoking related articles, in particular snus, and a method of manufacturing such a container. The container comprises a base portion (2) and a top portion (3) defining a first compartment (5) between the base portion and the top portion. The base portion or the top portion comprises a displaceable wall (6 )and a cover(4) defining a second compartment (7) between the displaceable wall and the cover. The displaceable wall is coupled to the base portion or the top portion by a screw thread (18A,18B) for displacing the displaceable wall by rotating the displaceable wall.

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